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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist and Rostislav Klesla added four assists as the Phoenix Coyotes scored six times in the opening period to cruise to a 7-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.
Martin Hanzal, David Moss, Matthew Lombardi, Keith Yandle and Antoine Vermette also scored for the Coyotes, who snapped a seven-game losing streak thanks to their big first period that included five goals in a span of 6:40.
The Coyotes' seven goals were just one short of the number they had in the entirety of their skid. Phoenix has scored 10 goals in the last two nights after being outscored 16-5 in its previous six games.
David Legwand, Rich Clune, Gabriel Bourque, and Shea Weber scored for Nashville, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.
Playing their second game in as many nights following a 4-3 overtime loss at Minnesota, the Coyotes jumped all over the Predators early.
Hanzal, Vrbata, and Moss gave the Coyotes a 3-0 le...
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Mikkel Boedker has taken a step forward with the Coyotes this year, putting up a team-leading 19 points in 33 games; the 23-year-old is just nine points away from setting a career high in scoring despite the season being cut nearly in half by the lockout.
For some reason or another, local news station ABC 15 concluded that this development would somehow also lend...
It was Steve Sullivan‘s special night. Throughout his career he’d been a late round draft pick, been put on waivers, dressed for more than his fair share of teams and even suffered a back injury that kept him off the ice for almost two full years. He went through all of that but it was all worth it because tonight, in front of the fans that loved him for seven years, Sullivan...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Craig Smith from his conditioning assignment with(More here)…
A new suitor has emerged in the quest to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes.
A source familiar with the situation confirmed to FOX Sports Arizona late Wednesday that AltaCorp Capital chairman and CEO George Gosbee is working with long-involved suitor Anthony LeBlanc on a proposal that will be presented to the NHL shortly. The two are part of what the source believes is the lead group...
Names of 232 others had been called in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft before Steve Sullivan finally heard his. The New Jersey Devils called his name with two rounds and some change left in the annual event but not because he lacked skill or impressive offensive numbers. After all, he was coming off a 113-point season with the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Sullivan’s long wait...
The Nashville Predators find themselves this season where they seem to find themselves every season: Right in the middle of the playoff hunt in the Western Conference. While it’s true(More here)…
The Nashville Predators activated Paul Gaustad from injured reserve, placed Scott Hannan on IR and called up Craig Smith from his conditioning assignment with the Milwaukee Admirals Friday afternoon after practice.
Paul Gaustad, the Predators' faceoff ace, suffered an upper body injury March 12 in Dallas and hasn't returned since. Luckily, the coaching staff had someone...
When the Coyotes awaken Saturday in San Jose, their task will be simple: Beat the Sharks and keep their playoff hopes alive. But general manager Don Maloneys task at this point is anything but simple.
Play out the scenarios and decide what youd do. Say the Coyotes go into San Jose and win to pull within four or three points of the Sharks, depending on whether the win comes in regulation...
Games between the Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes are typically low-scoring and a hard, defensive grind. That wasn’t the case on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Before the Predators even(More here)…
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With Predators forward and faceoff specialist Paul Gaustad out since March 12th with an upper body injury, Nashville has had to dig deep to find dependable success in the faceoff circle while Gaustad heals. As usual, the Predators roster finds a way to step up in place of their injured comrades.
Getting contributions from the usual sources...
The Nashville Predators hoped arrive in Denver on a season high-tying four-game winning streak - and in the top eight in the Western Conference - but one of the worst 20-minute stretches in club history prevented that.
Their recent play on the road may suggest that they'll have a difficult time bouncing back.
The Predators will be seeking just their second victory in 12 games...
He was considered the best available collegiate free agent and he was being courted by nearly every team in the National Hockey League. Among the reported front runners were the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, his hometown Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks and the Nashville Predators. He also met with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers.
On Friday morning, Western Michigan...
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Hockey fans in Nashville saw something they have never seen before, and that was a stretch of five unanswered goals being scored in less than eight minutes. The Phoenix Coyotes did so and defeated the Nashville Predators 7-4. “We weren’t ready, we weren’t prepared,” said captain Shea Weber. “The start was unacceptable.”...
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University of Minnesota Gophers forward Zach Budish will be the only Nashville Predators prospect participating in this year's NCAA Division I Hockey Tournament. The senior is playing in his last season with the Gophers and would like to come out on top by winning it all in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Minnesota finished the...